Why should you share your decision

If you registered to donate your organs, we will ask your next of kin to support your decision to be a donor. If you register without telling your next of kin, it may come as a surprise to them. Letting them know what you’ve decided now makes it much easier for them to support your wishes.

Knowing donation is what you wanted could make their decision a lot easier to live with when they are trying to deal with their loss.

So, if you want to make a real difference by being an organ donor after your death, then you should:

You should not let your family decide whether or not to donate your organs and/or tissues. So let them know your decision.

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